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Luigi Colani (Lutz Colani)

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Born: 1928 AD
Currently alive, at 86 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Industrial Designer

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1928 - Born August 2, in Berlin. A Swiss-German industrial designer who claims that his designs were superior to traditional designs.

 

1946 - He studied sculpture at the Akademie der Künste Berlin.

 

1948 - Studied aerodynamics at Université de Paris-Sorbonne in Paris.

 

1954 - Received the Golden Rose International prize in Geneva for his creation and design.

 

1959 - 1960 - He created the world's first monocoque sports car and kit car.

 

1982 - He went to Japan and worked for Sony, Yamaha, Seiko, Hitachi, Nissan and Canon

 

1984 - He became the No. 1 industrial Designer in Japan.

 

2006 - He is currently a professor at Tong-Ji University, in Shanghai.


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